West Africa’s Coast Hit By 13,000 Deaths, And Losing Over $3.8 Billion A Year To Erosion, Flooding and Pollution

Environmental degradation in the coastal areas of Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, and Togo cost 5.3% of the four countries’ GDP in 2017. In Bargny, Senegal, in the last couple of decades, the water eroded more than 200 meters of coast.

African Musicians ‘Fed Up’: Senegal’s Rappers Continue To ‘Cry From The Heart’ For A Better Society 

In many African countries musicians are in the vanguard of popular struggles. In Seun Kuti carries on the legacy of his father Fela by confronting the country’s venal political elite. In Burkina Faso rappers helped overthrow Blaise Compaore

Goodbye 2017: In A Difficult Year, 10 Small And Big Moments Worth Toasting To In Africa (Part 2)

It’s not about the country with the most resources. The issue is being able to dare and try it.